Developing Adobe AIR applications

You can use the BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR to create applications for BlackBerry tablets. You can use the SDK with Adobe ActionScript and Adobe Flex to create an engaging user experience.

The SDK provides APIs that extend ActionScript 3.0 so that you can develop applications that resemble BlackBerry tablet applications. These APIs provide some unique UI components and predefined skins, as well as listeners for events that are specific to the BlackBerry Tablet OS. For example, the OS can notify your application when a user swipes down from the top frame of the screen. Using the Adobe Flash APIs, your application can also access the features that are unique to mobile devices, such as the accelerometer and geolocation information.

To begin developing your Adobe AIR application, you must complete the following: